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hard tooth structure

English translation: enamel and dentine

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English term or phrase:hard tooth structure
English translation:enamel and dentine
Entered by: Phong Le
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14:44 Feb 12, 2009
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Science - Medical: Dentistry
English term or phrase: hard tooth structure
Covered Dental Benefits: Amalgam, synthetic, composite or filled resin restorations (fill‧ings) for treatment of carious lesions (visible destruction of hard tooth structure resulting from the process of dental decay).

Please can somone explain the meaning of this.
Phong Le
Vietnam
Local time: 23:34
enamel and dentine
Explanation:
The crown of a tooth consists of hard and soft structures - the enamel is the coating of the tooth under which lies the dentine (UK)or dentin (US).
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kmtext
United Kingdom
Local time: 17:34
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enamel and dentine


Explanation:
The crown of a tooth consists of hard and soft structures - the enamel is the coating of the tooth under which lies the dentine (UK)or dentin (US).


    Reference: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tooth
kmtext
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Local time: 17:34
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